The Union Recorder

October 19, 2013

Day Book, Oct. 19, 2013

Day Book


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The Old Governor’s Mansion will feature Civil War era exhibits and lectures throughout October and November. “What We Wore on our Heads: An Exhibition of Civil War Era Headwear” will be on display from Oct. 1 - Nov. 2. “Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War” will be on display Oct. 2 - Nov. 15. “Out the Change the World: The Life and Works of John Oliver Killins” will be featured at the Sallie Ellis Davis House from Oct. 3 - 30. “Picket’s Charge: A Novel” will be presented by Charles McNair Oct. 26 at 6 p.m.

Tri-County EMC is hosting a design contest Oct. 1 - Nov. 8 for its 2013 Christmas Card. Students grades Kindergarten through fifth who live in a household served by Tri-County EMC may enter. For more information visit www.tri-countyemc.com.

Allied Arts will host the exhibition Speaking Highly of the South by Stan Strickland from Oct. 6 - Nov. 15.

Cub Scout Pack No. 325 and New Beginning Church of Christ, 325 Highway 49 W, invite everyone to a Fall Festival from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 19. There will be games, free food, a yard sale, pre-winter vehicle check for women (beginning at 8:30). For more information contact the Rev. Mary Thomas at 478-456-6056 or Sister Sue Pearson at 478-456-6676.

The Bicycling Club of Milledgeville will hold its second annual Deep Roots Charity Bike Ride beginning at 9 a.m. at the Central State Hospital Pecan Grove Oct. 19. Registration begins at 9 a.m. The five-mile Family Fun Ride is free to all participants, but the longer routes cost $40 per entrant. For more information contact Ride Director Tom Glover at tom@mvillebikes.com or visit www.mvillebikes.com.

GMC will host a parade for Alumni Weekend at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 19, the guest speaker will be Lt. Gen. Claude Kicklighter. The GMC President’s Parade will be held Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.

NSDAR will host a 50th anniversary Commemorative Event honoring those who served in the Vietnam War Oct. 20 from 3-4 p.m. at the Birdsong Recreation Center of the Georgia War Veteran’s Home, 2249 Vinson Highway, Ga. Highway 112 S. The speaker will be Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Thomas Greer.

The Oconee Regional Symphony Orchestra will perform a free concert, Piano Passion, on Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at Russell Auditorium.

Georgia DOT will host a meeting at the Milledgeville Mall Oct. 21 from 5-7 p.m. The event is to give the public an opportunity to review and comment on the Draft FY 2014-2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for East Central Georgia.

L.O.V.E. for Haiti will receive 10 percent of profits from Sonic’s Oct. 21 from 5-8 p.m.

ORMC and the American Cancer Society are offering free smoking cessation classes Oct. 22 and 29 and Nov. 5 and 12 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. in the Education Center. Call 477-454-3705 to register.

Oct. 23 - 24 GC’s Sustainability Council will host two events from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The educational events will be held at the Arts & Sciences fountain to raise awareness about sustainability.

Toomsboro Kids’ Club is sponsoring a city-wide yardsale in Toomsboro Oct. 26 from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. in downtown Toomsboro.

A Harvest Festival and Petting Zoo will be held on Oct. 27 starting at 9:45 a.m. at New Vision COGIC, 941 Dunlap Road. There will be food and prizes.

Baldwin High School will present the Haunted Nature Trail Oct. 31 at 7 p.m. at the Baldwin High Nature Trail. The event is $5 per person. For more details contact Pam Howard at 478-453-6429.

Salvation Army needs volunteers for bell ringers this holiday season. For more information contact Millie Day at 478-452-7511.

Court Appointed Special Advocates is seeking volunteers for its Fall training. If interested call 478-452-9170, visit ocmulgeecasa.org or contact Lori Muggridge at ocasalm@baldwin.k12.ga.us.

The Baldwin County Health Department has flu vaccinations available. For more information contact the Health Department at 478-445-1574.



Saturday, Oct. 19

9 a.m.: A yoga class taught by Xan Nichols is held at the Oconee River Greenway. Bring a yoga mat and/or towel as well as bug spray. All ages welcome. $3/1 hour session.

9 a.m.: Plantation Quilters meet at the visitor center at Jarrell Plantation near Juliette. Dues are $10 a year. Bretta Perkins 478-986-5172

9 a.m.-noon: The Greenway Farmers Market is held at the Oconee River Greenway, Highway 22 East.

5 p.m.: Baldwin County Farm Bureau will hold its Annual Meeting, 452 S. Wayne St. Members are encouraged to attend.



Sunday, Oct. 20

6:30 p.m.: American Legion Auxiliary Post 523 meets at 430 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. All members are urged to attend.



Monday, Oct. 21

7:30 a.m.: Lake Oconee Promise Keepers meets at The River of Life center on Scott Road. Jack Minchey 706-473-0431.

Noon-4 p.m.: Harriet's Closet, a free supply closet to help fill the needs of cancer patients, is open. The nonprofit organization dedicated to helping cancer patients in Central Georgia has relocated next door to Georgia Cancer Specialists building at Oconee Regional Medical Center. For information or to volunteer call 478-457-2124.

Noon: Milledgeville Exchange Club meets at the Milledgeville Country Club

4 p.m.: BCREA will meet at BoJo’s. The speaker will be School Superintendent Geneve Braziel. Please bring a canned food item, donations for the schools and dimes for the charity bottle.

6 p.m.: The Georgia Military College Board of Trustees will meet in the Sibley Room of the Sibley-Cone Library.

6:30 p.m.: The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 523 meets at the American Legion Post 523 on Martin Luther King Drive.

7 p.m.: The Milledgeville Singers Guild will meet at the First United Methodist Church, 366 Log Cabin Road. For more information, or to join, contact Jay Hodges at jayhodges610@yahoo.com.

7 p.m.: BINGO is held at the American Legion on Log Cabin Road. No one under the age of 18 is permitted. Refreshments are sold by the Ladies Auxiliary. 478-452-8538.

7:30 p.m.: The Oconee River Buskers Square Dance Club meets at the Walter B. Williams Recreation Center.